Westminster Abbey

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Founded in 960AD, every British monarch has been coronated at Westminster Abbey (the biggest in England) since 1066 and Prince William and Kate were married here.

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Worshippers can visit for free.

Afar Magazine
William and Kate’s wedding brought a 21st-century focus to this 700-year-old abbey, which is built on the same spot as a Benedictine monastery enlarged by Edward the Confessor in the 1040s. View full review from Afar Magazine
Lonely Planet
Westminster Abbey is a mixture of architectural styles, but considered the finest example of Early English Gothic (1190–1300). It's not merely a beautiful place of worship, though. View full review from Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet
Highlights are the graffiti-inscribed Mary Chair (used for the coronation of Mary II) and the Westminster Retable, England's oldest altarpiece, from the 13th century. View full review from Lonely Planet
Address: 20 Deans Yd, London SW1P 3PA, UK
Phone: +44 20 7222 5152

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